South Africa

South Africa

South Africa

My three-week trip to South Africa in March 2010, where we covered 3,000 miles, from the cape to the subtropical Zululand and the Drakensberg Mountains.

Wilderness & Winelands

Winelands, South Africa

Coming from the arid Karoo, we explore the small town of Wilderness on South Africa's Garden Route, then pop over to the Winelands for a taste.

South Africa: The Karoo

Outeniqua Pass

The Karoo

The Karoo, South Africa

The Karoo is the arid part of South Africa beyond the coastal mountains. We stayed in Graaff-Reinet and visited Camdeboo National Park.

South Africa: KwaZulu-Natal

Zebra at Sundown

Drakensberg Mountains

Drakensberg Mountains, South Africa

We explored the Drakensberg Mountains, where some of the highest peaks in Africa are found. Sights include the Champagne Valley, Cathedral Peak, and Royal Natal National Park.

Zululand & The Elephant Coast

Zululand & The Elephant Coast, South Africa

A coupe days in the oppressive heat and humidity of the Elephant Coast, where we toured the wetlands and the iMfolozi Game Preserve, where Shaka used to hunt.

The Wild Coast

The Wild Coast, South Africa

A drive through the Wild Coast, formerly the internationally unrecognized Republic of Transkei, a region that lags economically due to decades of neglect from the South Africa government. Now, we felt we had finally discovered Africa.

South Africa: Eastern Cape

Lunchtime

Addo and Grahamstown

Addo, South Africa

Sightseeing in Addo, South Africa, where we traveled to see the Addo Elephant National Park. After seeing the wildlife, we drove to Grahamstown to spend the night and soak int he college town atmosphere.

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